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ABC
Jul 25, 2010 6:00pm PDT
.p. ceo tony hayward is out. a senior u.s. government official says hayward is being replaced by possibly the managing directly, bob dudly. hayward angered gulf coast residents after saying he wanted his life back in the weeks following the oil rig explosion. we have more. >> no one who wants this thing over more than i do. i want my life back. >> reporter: he may be close to getting his wish. the an an is reporting he will be ousted this week. b.p. has denied the report. it's welcome news for frustrated louisiana locals. >> we need to get our way of life back. our life back, as he wanted. and the only way we're going to do that if with somebody on the ground that has the common-sense approach, that can make decisions quickly. >> reporter: work on drilling a relief well has resumed less than a day after tropical storm bonnie blew through. retired admiral thad allen said they may by able to kill the well in a week. >> the opt -- optimum outcome is to proceed with. >> the archbishop urging parishioners not to lose hope. >> the future is uncertain but god it your 0, -- rock, and he will neve
ABC
Jul 25, 2010 5:00pm PDT
be a major change of leadership at b.p. soon. a senior u.s. government official says the company's chief executive, tony hayward, is being replaced and could be gone as early as tomorrow. he you're looking at a live picture off the well. we have more. >> there's no one that wants this thing orr more than i do i want my life back. >> reporter: he may be close to getting his wish. he is reported by going to be out the this week. >> we need to get our life back, as he wanted, and the only way we're going to do that is with somebody on the ground that has the common-sense approach to make decisions quickly. >> reporter: work on drilling a relief well has resumed after morning -- more than a day. they may be able to kill the damaged well in a week. >> the opt -- optimum you can can is to proceed with the project. >> reporter: the ashe -- -- the future is uncertain but god is your rock. and he will never abandon you. >> reporter: that faith, mixed with forgiveness, for man who said he needed the most, hayward. >> all of us say things we regret saying later. and i feel sorry for him. >> reporte
ABC
Jul 25, 2010 11:00pm PDT
and london's guardians newspaper recording one of the biggest leaks of classified documents in u.s. history. the papers dated from 2004 to 2009 reveal how pakistan spy agency guided the insurgency in afghanistan. the files also explain how a secret special forces unit hunts down taliban leaders for kill or capture without a trial and how the taliban acquired surface to air missiles. the online whistle blower organization provided the information but the source is believed to be a u.s. army analyst arrested in iraq and already charged with leaking is classified information. >>> this sunday in afghanistan the taliban claimed responsibility for killing one u.s. sailor and capturing another during an ambush. u.s. forces come firm two navy personnel went missing friday. there is an offer of a $20,000 for information about their where abouts. >> from what i know right now and again i don't have all the details on this, this is an unusual circumstance. >> despite this admiral mike mullen says he is more optimistic than ever that the u.s. mission in afghanistan can be accomplished but he warns as m
KOFY
Jul 27, 2010 11:30am PDT
. >> that was teresa garcia reporting. >> u.s. education department named california one of 19 finalists in the second round of competition to reform schools. it offers $3 billion in grants. california got nothing in the first round. it since made new commitments to improve strugglg schools and improve the gap. obama administration has been fighting for teacher pay and for teacher nure and expand charter schools. >> gubernatorial candidate meg whitman is locked in a tight battle with the governor but they are asking about her future plans. >> if you win at the november you are at the top of the republican party. ever thought about running for the white use? >> no. i am here to run california. i want to fix california. where california goes does the country. >> the former ceo appeared on "good morning ameca" today. she says the focus is helping california out of the recession. state's unemployment rate is 12.3%. she has spent $90 million and mostf it was her own money. she faces jerry brown in the general election. if brown wins in november it would be the third time elected to the sta's top post. >> a
ABC
Jul 24, 2010 11:00pm PDT
to take part in military exercises, the north says the u.s.-south korean exercises will result in a retall torre sacred world. >> we should be very worried about this. north korea is comfortable being a state that makes nuclear threats. >> all this after the secretary of state and defense secretary visited the korean demill tarrized zone, and saying these military excises are meant to send a clear signal. >> we have seen nothing that gives us any reason to believe that north korea is ready to end its provac consecutive belligerent behavior. >> threats from the north are nothing new but take on new meaning after the sinking of a south korean vessel. >> the white house is not commending on the north corn threat bunt it doesn't mean these exercised haven't created a war of words. >> there will be physical response. >> reporter: that statement from a north korean spokesman, answered by the defense secretary. >> taking steps that further strengthen deterrence and also demonstrate our determination not to be intimidated. >> reporter: 8,000 troops, 20 ships, and 200 aircraft start sending that me
ABC
Jul 24, 2010 6:00pm PDT
to >> closed captioning brought to >> alan: north korea is vowing to respond with nuclear deterrents if u.s. military exercises go on as scheduled. authority korea routinely threatens war when south korea ask the u.s. hold joint military drills. >>> a massive search is underway in afghanistan for two missing u.s. navy service members. nato says they drove away from their compound in kabul yesterday and never returned. an official says they may have been killed or capture ud -- captured by the taliban. july is on track to become the deadliest month in the war in afghanistan for americans. >>> veterans from the afghanistan and iraq wars were celebrated at the oakland a's game today. iraq veteran had the honors of throwing out the first pitch of the game. got to share a special moment with his family, including his one-month-old daughter. >> oakland a's are may favorite dream to to be given the honor of throwing out the first pitch, means a lot to me. hopefully i won't mess it up. >> alan: there's the pitch and didn't mess up too badly. he says it's great to see people supporting supporting th
ABC
Jul 18, 2010 9:00am PDT
in effect. they say no pacific wide tsunami is examine expected to reach the west coast of the u.s. or here. >> no oil is leaking in the gulf. bp have extended testing on the cap through this afternoon. they want to see if it can stay permanently sealed. >> this 80-ton cork called the stacking cap. late yesterday in a statement, admiral thad allen the u.s. government and bp allowed for the integrity test to continue another 24 hours. bp has hinted it could keep it sealed for weeks. >> there is no evidence that we lack integrity in the well. >> scientists had feared the pressure of shutting that oil in could rupture the cement casing. that is not happening. >> as long as its holding the pressure that is building inside of it, that is a very good sign. >> yet the government may ask bp to open the valve in the stacking cap to begin capturing the oil and siphoning up to ships on the surface getting one very important piece of information, the amount of oil that has been leaking. >> they can get a good number on what the flow rate was. >> the sum total could be up to 22 bye. there is visibly oil
KOFY
Jul 21, 2010 11:30am PDT
cultivation. >> all that debate may be moot. if the federal government decides to step in and the u.s. supre court ruled five years ago that local and sta laws are changing. federal law is still federal law. >>> the suspect involved a gun battle with chp on interstate 580 is expected to enter a plea to attempted murder charges in court in the next coue of hours. meantime, police say theyheir confrontation with byron will qams may have prevented a bigger problem and they know who he was targetin >> this morning, byron williams has yet to take the stand and enter a ea. a sheriff's deputy to me they still have to interview him and try to of before the judge as quickly as possible. he has medical issues. those e the gunshot wounds he suffered during the mass shootout. >> you can hear some of the shots from the intense 12 minute gun battle that took place between chp officers early sunday morning on 580 in oakland. the suspect byron williams has told investigators he hoped to start a receiver lies by traveling to san francisco and killing people of importance at the aclu and tides foundatio that
ABC
Jul 25, 2010 9:00am PDT
it is to work for the u.s. and afghan government. >> every time they can occur and kill americans, every time they can create a new message on the internet or new videotape that is part of a massive propaganda effort. >> i'm a prisoner, i want to go home. >> taliban has used a private for propaganda. he's been in custody for more than a year. he was taken into eastern afghanistan where the violence has never been higher. >> across the country more americans and afghans are dying than ever before. roadside bombs are four times effective as they were last year. yesterday they killed five more americans. >> those deaths make it the most deadliest of the war. more troops arrive here there will be more deaths and more troops will be in harm's way. >>> up next, a battle is brewing whether to keep the bush era tax breaks for the wealthy. >> scary crash at an air show in canada, pilot makes it out just in the nick of t t built with quality and backed with the best coverage in america including a 100,000 mile powertrain warranty. that's 40,000 more miles than ford. chevy silverado half-ton. a consumer
KOFY
Jul 23, 2010 11:30am PDT
of inventor tags cld eventually be used in all 3700 u.s. wal-mart stores. >> apple says the white version of the iphone 4 will not be available until later this year. they origilly said the phon would be available in late july. the compansays the white gadgets have been more difcult to manufacturer. black models are not affected. meantime, they refund customers automacally for buying the iphone 4 bumper caseess. it announced it will give away free bumper case and refund to those that already bought the case. >> well, when we come back, friday's perfect pet. kristine hanson will introduce us to a couple ♪ hey, at&t verse tv? yeah, it our new tv service. every day thousands of customers across the nation are switching at&t u-verse. [ female announcer ] visit a store today. hurry and take advange of our summer sale on u-verse tv. just $29 a month for simonths. plus for a lited time, gea 30-day money-back guarantee, and a dvr is included. yeah, and u-verse tv lets you recd up to four shows fromny room on a single dvr and play them backn -- any -- tv. and multiview, which ts you follow four
KOFY
Jul 28, 2010 11:30am PDT
] see it. believe it. u-verse tv. >>> u.s. embassy says two americans were among 152 people that were killed in a plane crash. the plane was flying to islamabad. it was attempting to land. twisted metal wreckage were found in trees and scattered. officials are having trouble extinguishing e flames by helicopter. they haven't said what caused the crash but they are saying bad weather appears to be a factor. >>> today marks the 100 day since bp's well exploded. the blast killed eleven people and triggered the spill that has dumped 180 million barrels into the gulf. large portions of the gulf remain closed months after the fishing and those dependent to make a living claim they haven't found any oil. >> a federal investigation team is now gathering in new orlean to gain de ranging criminal probe of the disaster. it will focus on at least three companies and examine whether the relations with federal regulators contributed to the explosion. meantime, an effort to kill the damaged well is expected to begin on monday. crews will perform what is called a static kill, with mud and cement and
ABC
Jul 18, 2010 5:00pm PDT
for u.s. troops this month to 40. appearing on answer's this -- abc's there is week, wide biden -- joe biden says the surge -- this does not mean the surge is failing. >> it's too premature too make a judgment until the military says we should look at it, which is december. >> reporter: coalition forces announced they received a letter from the taliban in which he calls on his fighters to capture and kill any afghan working for foreign forces. >> this message, actually a letter, was from a man who is hiding in pakistan to sis sub ordinary nat commanders in afghanistan. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary rodham clinton is in pakistan, urging that country to work harder to defeat terrorists, hiding in border areas. clinton will fly to kabul this week to attend an international conference on afghanistan's reconstruction, and the eventual handover of security to the afghan government. >> carolyn: tomorrow morning, carpool commuters on the golden gate bridge must have a fast track account to against the discount. if you have cash, you have to pay a full $6. carpool drivers have to driv
ABC
Jul 18, 2010 6:00pm PDT
to infect others. a joint study by the canadian and u.s. governments found new infections plummeted in canada when more people went on aids drugs. new infections dropped by 3% for every 100 people with h.i.v. who started taking the drug combinations. the results are published in the british medical journal. >> alan: thousands of people raised millions of dollars in the aids walk. >> carolyn: and changes ahead in our weather. leigh glaser [ fele announcer ] this is a strawberry pop tart. but this is warm, fresh-baked strawberry toaster strudel [ music ] see the difference? pillsbury toaster strudel, the one kids want to eat. swimming is♪ y favorite thing. and only two things can get me out of the water. prunedoes... ♪ and totino's. ♪ we're the kids in america >> carolyn: a new addition for the city of san francisco, something most other major cities already have, an antiques flea market. the antiques fair took place in the parking lot at candlestick point. they have a contract to run the market the third sunday of every month for a year. the city will rent space to the smaller
ABC
Jul 24, 2010 5:00pm PDT
in afghanistan for two missing u.s. navy service members. nato says they drove away from their compound yesterday and never returned. an afghan official says they may have been culled -- killed or captured. july is the deadliest month of the war in afghanistan for americans. >> veterans from the iraq and afghanistan wars were honored today. an iraqi veteran got to throw out the first pitch. >> oakland a's are my favorite team, and to throw out the first pitch, means a lot to me. especially -- i hope i don't mess it up. >> alan: and not a bad pitch. a little inside. he says it's great to see people support the soldiers who have returned home and those still fighting. >>> the federal government is now giving the okay to patients in certain v.a. hospitals to use medical marijuana. the department of veteran affairs says the treatment will be allowed in v.a. hospitals and clinics in states where medical marijuana is legal. that includes california. veterans grounds complain that patients could be denied benefits and treatment if they were caught using medical marijuana. but v.a. doctors still cannot p
KOFY
Jul 15, 2010 11:30am PDT
there is a and in and three week back order in the u.s. steve told me that a nine week back order in germany. he is saying that may be too much is blown out of proportion here. live in san francisco, teresa garcia, "abc 7 news." >>> it's an historic vote, still ahead the first latin american country in histo to legalize same-sex marriage. but first, an education emergey, the draft that the state of california is takinto get student out of under performing schools. >>> later today the california state board of education is expected to start an emergency in 1,000 schools. students are csidered to be at risk of, quote, serious harm to health and safety or general welfare. it could make a new law to help students at troubled schools to high performing schools. pta will challenge th emergency declaration in a meeting today. theyall it alarm effort and it doesn't give paren time to understand what that emergency declaration means. >> bp has resumed testing of a new cap that could slow or even stop the oil gushing from its well in the gulf of mexico. thesere live picturesf the well that is still something lots o
KOFY
Jul 20, 2010 11:30am PDT
kagan as the fourth u.s. justice for supreme court. most republicans voted no saying kagan put her political views ahead of the law and she lacked experience. president obama called the vote a bipartisan affirmation of her strong performance in confirmation hearis. it sends the nominion on to the full senate where she is expectedo be confirmed as early as next week to succeed john paul stevens. >> lindsay lohan started her 90-day jail sentence today. she arrived at a beverly hills courtroom ten minutes late to turn herself in. a judge found she had violated the terms of her probation for 2007 drug case. lohan will serve her sentence at a facility outside of los angeles where other celebrities have done time. >> the jail sentence ll be similar to where paris hilton went. she will have very sanitary living conditions. >> but obably not living conditions she is used to. she will be required to spend three months rehab and be monitored by a prosecute base officer after her release. >> she will be kept from the separa inmat. lisa argen is in nor mike nicco. >> we have clring in the sout
KOFY
Jul 26, 2010 11:30am PDT
with militant groups including the taliban >> the government of the pakistan and u.s. are coming the release of the reports. the white house says it can put the lives of americans at risk and threaten our national security. >> whenever you have the potential for names and for operations and for programs to be out theren the public domain, bedes being against the law has t potential of being very harmful. >> they believe they got it from this man, had he is now in jail in kuwait. a computer hacker in northern california admits he turned manning in out of fear that the reports could lead to american deaths. >> this could not result to both security and actual real life people. >> wiki leaks is the website we're talkin about. pakistani diplomats say they are outdated and don't reflect reality on the ground. >> afghanistan's president is condemning a rocket attack that killed 52 civilians. it happened last friday. hamid karzai says they determined the dead included women and children. nato spokesman says initial reports didn't coirm any civilian casualties. >> concord police are stepping up patr
ABC
Jul 17, 2010 6:00am PDT
of the u.s. navy. a roommate says they decided to throw an oxygen canister into backyard fire. what happened, very large explosion. both men were on fire when they ran inside the house. canister through through the air. a gas station worker on the other side of the street says he felt the blasted. >> it felt like it knocked me from the countered foot and a half or so. >> local sheriffs office is getting a warrant to search the home to see if there is any more military equipment inside. >> sonoma county valley sanitation district is being fined $348,000 for violating california's water code. it's linked to 37 sewer overflows between january 2007 and lasts january. the district says that money would be better spent upgrading sewage system. fines are scheduled to be reviewed at a public hearing. >> there nor signs of any leaks from bp blownout oil well and this morning, bp says it is encouraged nearly two days after capping it. here a view from the live camera in the gulf of mexico. all is still and that is such a good sign. cap that cut off the gushing oil is still holding but pressur
ABC
Jul 18, 2010 11:00pm PDT
two more weeks to close the distance. abc news, louisiana. >>> the u.s. treasury is facing new criticism it didn't consider hundreds of thousands of job losses on the economy when it pushed for gm and chrysler to close hundreds of car dealerships laster yew. the closures were a condition of the $81 billion bailout of gm and chrysler. the move was designed to make the two companies more profitable. but a report to be released tomorrow by the inspector general says the treasury neglected to protect the broader economy when it said they would gradually close had dealerships. the obama administration says the plan has saved 1 million jobs and paved the way for both companies to thrive. >>> tomorrow morning carpool commuters on the the -- on the golden gate bridge will need a fast track account to get the discounted $3 toll. those with cash will be charged the full $6. carpool commuters will still have to drive through an attendant lane so the toll taker can verify the amount of people. those with fast track will still be charged $5. >> it looks like it will be a murky, overcast rid
ABC
Jul 17, 2010 6:00pm PDT
the hottest summer ever. >> actually looking at that least 48 states of the u.s. at least one city in each state reaching a high of 90 or more. that's extremely unusual this time of the year. >> reporter: most persons agree. >> too hot. i cannot stand the heat. in my age none of them can stand the heat. record. >> reporter: doctors say the young and old must be careful by staying indoor, and only exercise in morning and evening and watch out for heat exhaustion. >> sometimes you actually don't sweat. you have to watch out. if you stop sweating, it's a danger sign. you become weak,y nauseated. >> reporter: exercisers get the message. >> you have to do a lot of rehigh -- he hydrating. >> reporter: the chicago areas can expect and relief by monday. >> the high pressure will stay in place across the plains, and that is slowly going to shift eastward and basically looking at relief in those areas mid-week. >> alan: back home an event in san francisco has attracted a lot of people who ride around saying look mom, no h
ABC
Jul 31, 2010 6:00am PDT
's summer here. thanks, frances. >> coming up at 7:00, jump start of the u.s. economy. newer figures showing that it's slower rate now than the first three months. preview from new york. what is the slowdown? >> that's right. a lot of people are concerned about the slowdown. 70% of the overall economy we'll go into detail and talk about why americans are spending less and fewer companies are hiring. we'll try to get answers and when are we going to start to see the economy revive and turn upwards. also, wildfires tear through southern california, hundreds of people are evacuated as flames threaten homes. we'll have the very latest. plus a would be armed robber attempts to hold up a cell phone store in florida but the clerk manages to call him down by talking to him about religion. we'll speak to the brave woman. >> i don't know if i heard, somebody by the name of chelsea clinton is getting married today. it's all abuzz throughout the rest of the country. live from rhinebeck on behind the scene details and how that man is doing today. you know, remember chelsea suggest that he lose 15 pounds.
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